Two people were killed as a result of lightning strikes in Crimea, site Sobytiya has reported.

"Lightning has struck people twice, the victims died in both cases," the report said citing the so-called Crimean emergencies service.

One of the victims, a 27-year-old resident of Kerch, was struck by lightning while he was spending his holidays in the village of Zolote on a local beach. The second victim of the deadly incidents was a 32-year-old resident of Feodosiya who was vacationing in the village of Solyane in the Arbat Spit.

Two months earlier, lightning struck an umbrella above a 42-year-old woman and a 12-year-old girl in the village of Ordzhonikidze which led to their hospitalization.